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Making poultry feed more sustainable

{Tool} Making poultry feed more sustainable. [Making poultry feed more sustainable.] Creator(s): Nelder, Rebecca. Issuing Organisation(s): ORC - Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm. OK-Net EcoFeed-selected tool. (2012)

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Document available online at: http://www.organiccentrewales.org.uk/uploads/osr__sunflower_report__final.pdf


Summary

The tool shows two alternatives to organic soya: oilseed rape and sunflower seeds. It is a written report providing information and research outlines regarding their potential in poultry feed. The nutritional differences of different crops are described in detail and agronomic advice on how to grow the crops is provided.
Aimed at organic farmers in the UK, but relevant to all northern European countries.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Sunflowers and oilseed rape as alternative crops for UK poultry.
What problem does the tool address?:The tool addresses the dependence on soya in poultry feed in the UK.
What solution does the tool offer?:The tool offers potential alternatives to organic soya which could be grown in the UK.
Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type of Practice Tool:Books & reports
Keywords:animal husbandry, poultry, nutritional requirements, oil crops, soybeans, sunflower
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
animal husbandry
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8532
English
nutritional requirements
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5277
English
oil crops
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5328
English
legumes
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4255
English
oil crops
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5328
English
layer chickens
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_12109
English
feeding
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2838
English
broiler chickens
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_9435
Subjects: Food systems > Processing, packaging and transportation
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Poultry
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed > Selected tools
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/36547, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/photos/a.341364110046066/512962772886198, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1184471573262151681
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:36547
Deposited On:12 Oct 2019 09:36
Last Modified:22 Jun 2021 09:42
Document Language:English, Danish/Dansk, Italian/Italiano
Status:Unpublished

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